This exhibition provides an important opportunity for the young voices of our
Aboriginal community to be heard; and for our wider community to engage with the
thoughts, feelings and identities within this vibrant group of local First Nations youth.
For many of the students involved it will be their first time exhibiting their work in a public
gallery space and an opportunity for them to view and applaud their work outside the
This exhibition is part of our commitment to provide greater opportunities for local
Aboriginal youth to be supported and a sense of belonging to our region. It also assists in
creating pathways for the sharing of ideas, stories, knowledge and culture
amongst our community.
kangwano translates to "state/time of being young" in Dhudhuroa language.
Join us for the launch of kangwano
Thursday 31 October
Connect & Weave Workshop
Local First Nations weavers, Marg Murray and Valda Murray will host an intimate weaving workshop with local community. This hands-on weaving workshop will guide you through the contemplative weaving process. Led by local First Nations weavers Marg Murray (Barkindji) and Valda Murray (Yorta Yorta) on the banks of the Murray River on Gateway Island. Sit by the river. Listen and share. Weave your story.
All materials, a weaving starter kit and morning tea will be provided.
This workshop is for everyone.
The workshop is suitable for ages 12+
Maximum group size is 12 people and bookings are essential.
Sunday 3 November 1pm-3pm
$60 per person.
Only 4 places left!
This workshop is a partnership between burraja gallery, the regions only dedicated local Aboriginal art gallery and two of our local First Nations weavers.
burraja gallery acknowledges the traditional custodians and caretakers of the land and waters on which we are privileged to work. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and encourage everyone to champion our emerging leaders of the future.